Overall Survey Results:


TCC Newsletter, July 2018 - Salary/Compensation Survey


1Required EMPLOYMENT:  What is your employment status as a telepractioner?  (Select one answer.)
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
I work full time.
   
60 34.2%
I work part time.
   
82 46.8%
I'm not working as a telepractioner at this time but I plan to use telepractice in the future.
   
27 15.4%
I plan to work as a telepractioner when I retire.
   
2 1.1%
I do not plan to do telepractice.
   
4 2.2%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals175100%
2Required SETTING:  Select the setting that best describes where you currently work as a telepractioner.   (You may select more than one answer.)
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
School System
   
124 48.8%
Private Practice
   
37 14.5%
Long term acute care
 
0 0.0%
Rehabilitation hospital
 
0 0.0%
Pediatric hospital
 
0 0.0%
Skilled nursing facility
   
1 <1%
Home health agency/ client's home
   
10 3.9%
Outpatient clinic or office
   
3 1.1%
College or University
   
1 <1%
Non-profit
   
3 1.1%
Other
   
17 6.6%
 Totals254100%
3Required STRUCTURE:  Select the sentences that best describe the structure of your employment. ( You may select more than one answer.)
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
I am an independent contractor with a telepractice company.
   
97 40.7%
I am employed by a telepractice company.
   
21 8.8%
I am employed by a school system.
   
13 5.4%
I am an independent contractor with a school system.
   
5 2.1%
I am employed by a private practice.
   
3 1.2%
I am an independent contractor with a private practice.
   
12 5.0%
I am employed by a health care organization.
   
10 4.2%
I am an independent contractor with a health care organization.
   
5 2.1%
I am self-employed.
   
29 12.1%
 Totals238100%

4Required EXPERIENCE: How many years of experience do you have working with telepractice?  (Select one answer.)
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Less than 1 year
   
38 21.7%
Between 1 and 4 years
   
80 45.7%
Between 5 and 10 years
   
27 15.4%
More than 10 years
   
8 4.5%
I have never used telepractice.
   
22 12.5%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals175100%
5Required SALARY - ANNUAL:If you are paid an ANNUAL SALARY as a telepractioner,  what is your salary?  (Select one answer.)
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Between $35k to $45k
   
6 3.4%
Between $46k to $56k
   
8 4.5%
Between $57k and $65k
   
8 4.5%
Between $66k and $75k
   
3 1.7%
More than $76k
   
6 3.4%
I am not paid an annual salary.
   
135 77.1%
Other: Please enter a number.
   
9 5.1%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals175100%

6Required SALARY - HOURLY:If you are paid on an HOURLY BASIS for telepractice,  what is your salary or reimbursement?  (Select one answer.)
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Between $26 and $35 per hour
   
14 8.0%
Between $36 and $45 per hour
   
86 49.1%
Between $46 and $55 per hour
   
18 10.2%
Between $56 and $65 per hour
   
8 4.5%
Between $66 and $75 per hour
   
4 2.2%
More than $75 per hour
   
7 4.0%
I am not paid on an hourly basis.
   
31 17.7%
Other: Please enter a number.
   
7 4.0%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals175100%

7Required SALARY - PER SESSION:If you are paid on a PER SESSION or PER VISIT  basis for telepractice,  what is your reimbursement?   (Select one answer.)
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Between $26 and $35 per session
   
3 1.7%
Between $36 and $45 per session
   
14 8.0%
Between $46 and $55 per session
   
4 2.2%
Between $56 and $65 per session
   
4 2.2%
Between $66 and $75 per session
   
3 1.7%
More than $75 per session
   
9 5.1%
I am not paid on a per session/per visit basis.
   
132 75.4%
Other: Please enter a number.
   
6 3.4%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals175100%

8Required SALARY - PER SESSION:If you're reimbursed on a PER VISIT  basis, do you receive compensation for paperwork, meetings and administrative time?  (Select one answer.)
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Yes.
   
78 44.5%
No.
   
97 55.4%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals175100%
9Required BENEFITS:Do you receive benefits for your telepractice work?    (You may select more than one answer.)If you select Other, please explain in the comment box.
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Pension/Retirement benefits
   
16 7.8%
Paid time off
   
13 6.3%
Continuing Education
   
16 7.8%
Healthcare
   
19 9.2%
I do not receive benefits.
   
139 67.8%
Other
   
11 5.3%
 Totals205100%

10Required CLIENTELE:What age range of clients do you serve  via telepractice?  (You may select more than one answer.)
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
School age - Elementary School
   
139 68.8%
School age - Middle School
   
108 53.4%
School age - High School
   
88 43.5%
Infant
   
7 3.4%
Pediatric
   
29 14.3%
Young Adult
   
12 5.9%
Adult
   
19 9.4%
Geriatric
   
11 5.4%
All of the above
   
10 4.9%
 Totals202100%
11Required LICENSING:In terms of  licensing, in how many states (USA) or provinces (Canada) do you have a license?   (Select one answer.)  
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
One state
   
41 23.4%
Two states
   
40 22.8%
Three states
   
34 19.4%
Four states
   
28 16.0%
More than four states
   
27 15.4%
I am licensed in other countries (list please)
   
3 1.7%
Other
   
2 1.1%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals175100%

12Required  LOCATION:Do you provide telepractice services across national borders or internationally?  (You may select more than one answer.)If you select Other, please explain in detail;  we want to gather information on international telepractice service delivery.
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
From the US to other countries
   
31 16.6%
From other countries to the US
   
5 2.6%
Between countries other than the US
   
4 2.1%
Other
   
136 73.1%
 Totals186100%

13Required  PRODUCTIVITY:  Do you have any productivity quotas associated with yourtelepractice service provision?  (Select one answer.) (Productivity as % of paid hourly/sessions relative to the your billable hours)
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
70%
   
30 17.1%
75%
   
11 6.2%
80%
   
16 9.1%
85%
   
1 <1%
90%
   
5 2.8%
Other
   
112 64.0%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals175100%

14Required TELEPRACTICE PLATFORMS:Which video platform do you primarily use for your telepractice session? (Select only one)   If you selected Other, please name that platform in the adjoining comment box.  
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Zoom
   
51 29.1%
Webex
   
9 5.1%
Blink Session
   
4 2.2%
TheraPlatform
   
1 <1%
TheraV
 
0 0.0%
Thera-Link
 
0 0.0%
Your company's private, proprietary platform.
   
61 34.8%
Skype
   
3 1.7%
Go to Meeting
   
15 8.5%
Adobe Connect
   
1 <1%
Facetime
   
3 1.7%
Google Hangout
   
2 1.1%
VSee
   
3 1.7%
WeCounsel
 
0 0.0%
Other
   
22 12.5%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals175100%

15Required TELEPRACTICE  NEEDS:  What are your pressing needs as an aspiring or established tele-practitioner?  Please select all that apply.  
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Training for basic telepractice skills, such as using a video platform for a telesession, whiteboard use, creating & finding materials, professional & legal issues, etc.
   
58 33.1%
More advanced training for use of annotation, whiteboards, materials and resources.
   
70 40.0%
Selection of a video platform that best aligns with my (my company's) resources and plans
   
36 20.5%
Exposure to the pluses and minuses of various video platforms
   
33 18.8%
Business coaching for starting a telepractice
   
54 30.8%
Addition of telepractice to our graduate program curriculum
   
19 10.8%
Addition of telepractice to our private practice
   
21 12.0%
Conversion of my website for telepractice inclusion and growth
   
25 14.2%
Ideas for marketing and promotion
   
51 29.1%
Other
   
27 15.4%
 Totals175100%